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ASSOCIATED PRESS U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz says that despite his relatively brief time in Washington, he has several accomplishments to his credit.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM July 4, 2014: Schatz and his wife, Linda, walk in the 68th Annual Kailua Independence Day Parade. The senator has said his family experience inspires his policy stands.
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2008 Jan. 3, 2008: A 35-year-old Schatz led Obama’s Hawaii campaign for president, which helped him secure the chairmanship of the Democratic Party of Hawaii in 2008. He and ally A.J. Halagao show off Obama stickers and buttons at Neil Abercrombie’s election headquarters.
ASSOCIATED PRESS Dec. 27, 2012: Hawaii’s newest senator, Brian Schatz, speaks with reporters on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., after stepping off Air Force One. Following his appointment to fill the seat of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, Schatz flew to the East Coast with President Barack Obama, who was ending his Christmas vacation in Hawaii.